That gorgeous poster was designed by Brian Selznick, Caldecott winner, 2012 Children's Choice Book Awards Illustrator of the Year, and creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck. He created it for Children's Book Week, the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Each year events are held throughout the US in libraries, bookstores, and schools, or anywhere young children and books can come together. The idea is to celebrate books for young readers and the joy of reading.
If you're reading this blog, you already know about the joy of reading. Maybe you can help share it. See if there are events in your area: Official Events Local Events Talk to your local school, library or bookstore and see if they would be willing to set up an event and then offer to help. See that beautiful poster above? It's available for FREE. Go here to read how to get it. There's also a free bookmark that you can download here. Are there any children in your life? Give them a book, one you loved as a child or one you think they will love; maybe give them a gift card to a bookstore, take them to the library, help them get a library card if they don't have one, read a book with them. Share the love of reading and encourage literacy.
I'll be reviewing one children's book a day every day during Children's Book Week. Some I own, some belong to the school where I teach, and some I received for review. I'll start and end the week reviewing books by Stephanie Lisa Tara; she donated several books to my school a few months ago and I'll likely pass on these review copies to my school.
Share the book love!
I'm sharing the book love by taking part in the Children’s Book Week Giveaway Hop hosted by KidLitFrenzy, Mymcbooks & I Am A Reader, Not A Writer.
It is a hop so be sure to look at the linky at the end of the post and visit the other blogs to see what books they are giving away. Enter my giveaway using the rafflecopter widget below. Please read my Giveaway Policy. This giveaway is international; if Amazon ships to your country, you are eligible to enter.
Any of the books shown below; click on the image to go to the book's goodreads page. You can choose print or kindle from Amazon. Please make sure that Amazon kindle, if you want that format, is available in your country.
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